Could Bactrim cause Pancreatitis - from FDA reports


Summary

Pancreatitis is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Kaletra, and have Hiv infection . We study 29,713 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA. Among them, 271 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.

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Bactrim

Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 40,655 users)

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 36,323 Pancreatitis patients).

On Nov, 17, 2016

29,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 271 people (0.91%) have Pancreatitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Pancreatitis?

Time on Bactrim when people have Pancreatitis *:

  • < 1 month: 72.73 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 40.67 %
  • male: 59.33 %

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 0.81 %
  • 2-9: 10.53 %
  • 10-19: 11.34 %
  • 20-29: 9.31 %
  • 30-39: 15.38 %
  • 40-49: 20.24 %
  • 50-59: 10.93 %
  • 60+: 21.46 %

Severity of Pancreatitis **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Kaletra (43 people, 15.87%)
  • Zofran (38 people, 14.02%)
  • Dexamethasone (35 people, 12.92%)
  • Nexium (33 people, 12.18%)
  • Fluconazole (30 people, 11.07%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (28 people, 10.33%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 6.64%)
  • High Blood Pressure (17 people, 6.27%)
  • Preventive Health Care (16 people, 5.90%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea And Vomiting (51 people, 18.82%)
  • Weight Decreased (46 people, 16.97%)
  • Anaemia (45 people, 16.61%)
  • Weakness (41 people, 15.13%)
  • Pneumonia (40 people, 14.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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